Do Dham Yatra Tour Package: Badrinath and Kedarnath Shrines
Kedarnath and Badrinath are two of the most significant places of worship in India. They are a dedication to Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu, respectively. Do Dham Yatra tour Package grants you the opportunity to visit these two temples. On the way, enjoy other intriguing places.
Do Dham Yatra from Delhi : Haridwar – Guptkashi – Gaurikund – Kedarnath – Pipalkoti – Badrinath – Rudrapryag – Rishikesh : 07 nights / 08 days
Day 01 Delhi to Haridwar (205km)
Morning pick up from your hotel in Delhi/ railway station or residence, and drive towards Haridwar. Do Dham Yatra tour package allows you to explore the ever-amazing River Ganga. Haridwar is situated at the foothills of Shivaliks, in Uttarakhand state, India. According to legends, Suryavanshi prince, Bhagirath performed a sacrament in favor of his ancestors. The ritual ensured the rejuvenation of his ancestors’ souls from rot due to the nuisance of sage Kapila. Consequently, as a sign of redemption, River Ganga descended on earth from Lord Shiva’s locks. The holy water of the river cleansed the souls of King Sagara’s sixty thousand sons. Thousands of Hindu devotees visit the temple to have a holy dip in the river to cleanse their deceased. Upon arrival, check into your hotel. Later experience Ganga Aarti in the evening at Har Ki Pauri Ghat.
Night in Haridwar
Day 02 Haridwar to Guptkashi (210km)
Morning after early breakfast, start your journey towards Guptkashi, in the Northern Himalayan ranges, at Mandakini river valley. Guptkashi is at an altitude of 1,319 meters above sea level.
The unique thing about this place is its salubrious climate. In the morning hours, witness jaw-dropping views of the snow-covered Chaukhamba peak. Explore the beautiful surroundings featuring large Magnolia trees (local name – Champa). The trees are popular because of their sweet-scented smell.
Upon arrival, check into your hotel, and later in the evening, visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Spend your night in Guptkashi and prepare for an early morning drive to Gaurikund.
Night in Guptkashi
Day 03 Guptkashi to Gaurikund (35km drive), then to Kedarnath (a 14km trek)
Morning after breakfast, on your way to Do Dham Yatra from Delhi, drive to Gaurikund. On arrival, you start a 14km trek towards Kedarnath. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and freshen up. Afterward, proceed towards the Darshan and also Pooja at Shri Kedarnath Ji.
Sitting in the middle of a vast plateau surrounded by snow-covered peaks, Kedarnath is a sight that every tourist enjoys. There is a temple that dates back to the 8th century, built by Adi Shankaracharya. It is close to the site of another older temple built by Pandavas.
The assembly hall has inner walls that feature a décor of figures of various deities and mythological scenes. Enjoy viewing the incredible statue of the iconic Nandi Bull that stands as a guard outside the temple. Make an effort and visit Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi in the evening hours. It is just behind the temple.
Night in Kedarnath
Day 04 Kedarnath back to Gaurikund (14km trek) and then to Pipalkoti (165km drive)
Perform Pooja and Darshan early in the morning at the temple and then start trekking back to Gaurikund. On arrival, begin your journey towards Pipalkoti. It is a small town with incredible views.
Pipalkoti sits at 1260 meters above sea level. The town is a relaxation point for tourists and locals traveling to Auli, Vally of Flowers, Badrinath, and Hemkund Sahib. It lies amidst terraced fields and lush green mountains, providing a pleasant atmosphere for relaxation.
Enjoy delightful views of green hills and snow-clad mountains surrounding the town. Upon arrival, check into hotel.
Night at Pipalkoti
Day 05 Pipalkoti to Badrinath (75km drive)
Wake up early and have your breakfast before departing for Shri Badrinath Ji. On your way, make a brief stop at Joshimath and view Adi Sankaracharya Samadhi and the Narsingh Temple. Afterward, continue with the journey to Badrinath.
When you arrive at Badrinath, take the holy Darshan before visiting Mana Village. It is the last settling before you reach the Tibetan border, Bheem Pul, Byas Gufa, and River Saraswati. Spend the rest of the evening at Badrinath.
Day 06 Badrinath to Rudrapryag (155km)
Wake up early in the morning and visit Badrinath Temple for Darshan and morning prayers. Afterward, commence your journey to Rudraprayag. Rudraprayag is the meeting point of two rivers: River Mandakini and River Alaknanda. When you arrive, check into your hotel and later visit nearby temples such as Koteshwar, Rudranath, and Chamunda Devi.
Night at Rudrapryag
Day 07 Rudraprayag to Rishikesh (133km)
Take your breakfast early and start your drive to Rishikesh. On your way, make a stop and visit Devprayag Sangam. After the visit, head towards Rishikesh. Find this exceptional place, just 24 from Haridwar, although it is further on the lower parts of the Himalayas.
The scenic beauty and lush greenery on the hills surround the entire locality. Holy Ganga flows on three sides of Rishikesh, making the place holy.
Do Dham Yatra from Delhi package allows you to explore various temples and ashrams, especially along River Ganges. Rishikesh is not only a pilgrimage center. It has a close association with the Ramayana and serves as the center of Hindu spirituality and religious thought.
Rishikesh is also known to have Yoga centers, Yoga institutes, and ashrams. When you arrive, check in to your hotel and later visit Laxman Jhoola for a relaxing walk. Spend the rest of the evening at Rishikesh.
Night in Rishikesh
Day 08 Rishikesh to Delhi (224km)
After your morning breakfast, drive to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer to the airport/railway station of residence in Delhi.